How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

Venture Beast

Enterprise IT teams increasingly shifted to open source software solutions in 2020 as they adapted to the pandemic's disruptions. Read More.

Open source freedom on overdrive–via the cloud?

CTOvision

DataStax open sourced a distribution of Apache Cassandra built for Kubernetes called K8ssandra. That’s cool, but it’s not really the story. I waited for a few days to see if […]. News DataStax

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Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages

Venture Beast

Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages, surfacing the best packages across hundreds of categories. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur category-/News funding daily Lior Grossman Open source Openbase

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions. The OpenGeo Suite provides a continually updated geo web services platform along with maintenance agreements that include support and training to support the growing functionality of continually enhanced open source geospatial software.

Microsoft: Open source is now the accepted model for cross-company collaboration

Venture Beast

Microsoft said it has learned a lot from the open source realm, adding that it is now the "accepted model" for cross-company collaboration. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Microsoft Open source

LinkedIn open-sources Dagli, a machine learning library for Java

Venture Beast

LinkedIn's Dagli, which is available in open source, is a machine learning library for Java and other JVM languages. Read More.

Oracle open-sources Java machine learning library

CTOvision

Looking to meet enterprise needs in the machine learning space, Oracle is making its Tribuo Java machine learning library available free under an open-source license. With Tribuo, Oracle aims to […].

DeepMind open-sources Lab2D, a grid-based environment for reinforcement learning research

Venture Beast

DeepMind has open-sourced Lab2D, a grid-based software environment optimized for reinforcement learning research. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev 2D ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science DeepMind grid world Lab2D machine learning Open source

Why the connected car rides on open source

Venture Beast

Business Transportation category-/Autos & Vehicles connected cars Open sourceConnected cars require collaboration across auto makers, telcos, sensor-, infotainment-, and cloud-providers, and others. Fragmentation isn't an option. Read More.

Facebook open-sources Opacus, a PyTorch library for differential privacy

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Security ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science Facebook machine learning Open source PyTorch

Facebook open-sources RAG, an AI model that retrieves documents to answer questions

Venture Beast

Facebook has open-sourced RAG, an AI model that retrieves documents from databases to answer challenging natural language questions. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Science Facebook HuggingFace machine learning Open source RAG

LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models

Venture Beast

LinkedIn recently open-sourced GDMix, a framework for training the sort of AI personalization models used in search engines and ecommerce websites.

Facebook’s open source M2M-100 model can translate between 100 different languages

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Reference/Language Resources category-/Science Facebook languages machine learning Model Open source translation

Allen Institute open-sources AllenAct, a framework for research in embodied AI

Venture Beast

The Allen Institute for AI's new open source framework -- AllenAct -- aims to promote reproducible research in embodied AI with a focus on modularity.

Open Source Software Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019

CTOvision

The number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019 compared with 2018, a new RiskSense report has shown. Total common vulnerabilities and exposures vulnerabilities (CVEs) reached […].

14 open source tools to make the most of machine learning

CTOvision

Read Serdar Yegulalp list open-source tools to take advantage of machine learning and predictive analysis on Info World: Spam filtering, face recognition, recommendation engines — when you have a large […].

Open source freedom on overdrive--via the cloud?

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: Once thought a threat to open source, cloud may actually perfect open source freedoms. A DataStax executive weighs in

Chef cofounder on CentOS: It's time to open source everything

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: Red Hat has been in hot water about changing the way CentOS operates, but that model looks like the exact right way for open source entrepreneurs to operate

Open Source Security’s Top Threat and What To Do About It

CTOvision

Read Lech Sandecki list the dangers of open source security and how to avoid it on Dark Reading: Ninety-nine percent of enterprise codebases contain open source components, according to a […].

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

CTOvision

They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. Analysis Big Data CTO DoD and IC Configuration Management Distributed revision control Django Geoint Geoint Symposium Git GitHub MITRE Corporation NGA Open Source Programming By Bob Gourley.

Pivotal opens up Cloud Foundry to open source fights

David Linthicum

Pivotal spun out the Cloud Foundry Foundation last week, marking another instance where a commercial effort turns into an open source play. Cloud Computing Open Source Software The Industry Standard PaaS Open Source Software It''ll be interesting see how this move works, given that both OpenStack and Red Hat''s OpenShift PaaS platforms are aimed at the same users. There are three hurdles for the CFF to get past: read more.

Huawei open-sources MindSpore, a framework for AI app development

CTOvision

Huawei this week announced that MindSpore, a framework for AI app development the company detailed in August 2019, is now available in open source on GitHub and Gitee. The lightweight suite is akin to Google’s TensorFlow and Facebook’s PyTorch, and it scales across devices, edge, and cloud environments, ostensibly lowering the barrier to entry for […].

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. Posting the code to open source forums allows the private sector and others to examine the agency’s research up close, and potentially benefit from it through additional enhancements and applications.

Facebook open-sources DLRM, a deep learning recommendation model

CTOvision

Facebook today announced the open source release of Deep Learning Recommendation Model (DLRM), a state-of-the-art AI model for serving up personalized results in production environments. DLRM can be found on GitHub, and implementations of the model are available for Facebook’s PyTorch, Facebook’s distributed learning framework Caffe2, and Glow C++. Recommendation engines decide a lot of what […].

Facebook open-sources AI for clinical trial eligibility

Venture Beast

Facebook researchers open-sourced a family of models that parse, extract, and transform clinical trial data to make it easier to understand. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Health/Health Foundations & Medical Research clinical trial data clinical trials Facebook machine learning natural language processing Open source

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

CTOvision

Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. DigitalGlobe feels the open source community can drive innovation that helps us better mine our imagery and derived information layers to support emerging defense and intelligence mission requirements,” said Frazier. By Bob Gourley.

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

CTOvision

The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. After Google bowed to the pressure to make Borg an open source technology it’s safe to say open source is winning the tussle. Government push for open source software.

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Data Center Knowledge

The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

Linux and open source: The biggest issue in 2020

Tech Republic Security

This year was rough for all involved--even Linux and open source didn't come through unscathed. See what Jack Wallen considers to be the biggest issue for Linux in 2020

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Computer Weekly

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

Uber open-sources Neuropod to unify AI frameworks and turn models into products

Venture Beast

Uber open-sourced Neuropod, an abstraction layer designed to unify disparate AI frameworks like Google's TensorFlow and Facebook's PyTorch. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning machine learning frameworks Open source PyTorch research TensorFlow UberRead More.

Microsoft open-sources Lumos, a Python library for automatically monitoring web app metrics

Venture Beast

Microsoft's Lumos, which is available in open source, is used to monitor quality metrics within the Skype and Teams engineering departments. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise ai artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics KPIs Lumos machine learning metrics Microsoft Open source regression research web apps

Open Source APM Gains Momentum

Forrester IT

The open source collaborative model has been very effective at creating the tools that support high frequency agile releases. The success of collaborative open source tools in development suggests that operations may be headed the same way. And in the last year a lot more of my clients are asking about open source APM tools as an alternative to commercial solutions. Read more in my newest brief "DevOps Will Drive Open Source APM."

AI Weekly: Meet the people trying to replicate and open-source OpenAI’s GPT-3

Venture Beast

A grassroots group of researchers is attempting to create an open source language model as powerful as OpenAI's GPT-3. Read More.

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. In the open source model, the code is, well.open source. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Furthermore, customers bought into open source to avoid vendor lock in, so buying for the customers is not all that attractive either.

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016. Running Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016. [ 2:05 ] What are some of the advantages to “mixing and matching” Microsoft and Open Source technologies? [

Mellanox Open-Sources Its Network Processor Platform

Data Center Knowledge

In a move designed to seed a new ecosystem around its line of NPS line of network processor units (NPU), including its 400 Gbps NPS-400 model, Mellanox Technologies on Wednesday announced its launch of an open source initiative, and the release of an SDK, called OpenNPU. Networking Open Compute ASIC mellanox Mellanox NPS-400 open source NPU

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

Open Source at 20: What's Next?

Information Week

As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals

How to secure your open source supply chain

Tech Republic Security

Commentary: Open source has never been more popular, which means it's time to figure out how to effectively secure the open source you use.

Why SaaS vendors like Snowflake love open source

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: For those who look at the success of SaaS services as portending bad things for open source, the opposite may be true

Security moves from blocker to driver of open source adoption

Tech Republic Security

Commentary: Companies used to look to open source to lower costs. That's still true, but an even bigger driver is security, according to a new developer survey

IBM’s Power-ful open source gift: China wins big, and these are the losers

CTOvision

At the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit in San Diego, IBM announced it would open-source key technologies in its Power processor. based technology giant also revealed it would open-source reference designs for the Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface and Open Memory Interface, which the company described as architecture-agnostic technologies to maximize memory bandwidth […].